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Customers Knocked Offline as NAB Online Goes Down

NAB’s Internet and Phone services have caught the ire of customers as it went offline Tuesday morning, as majority of their customers were welcomed into the New Year with the message: “NAB internet banking is currently unavailable”.

A spokesman for the bank said that services are coming back online, with several customers airing out their frustration […]

By |January 6th, 2015|Events, Technology|Comments Off on Customers Knocked Offline as NAB Online Goes Down

Australia’s Smartphone Addiction

Telstra recently conducted the 2014 Smartphone and Tablet Index that found out that three quarters of the population currently own a device, doubling the number in just four years.

Baby boomers are contributing most to the increase as the number of users increased from 16% to 57% since 2013 – a clear sign that smartphone usage […]

By |October 7th, 2014|Events, Smartphone, Technology|Comments Off on Australia’s Smartphone Addiction

JP Morgan Bank Data Routed to Russia

A global network of computers used to acquire bank data from JP Morgan was found to be rerouting the information to a Russian city, according to investigators. Recent proliferation of cybercriminals have alerted investigations from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency in the wake of the JP Morgan attacks, […]

By |September 5th, 2014|Events, Online Banking, Safety & Security|Comments Off on JP Morgan Bank Data Routed to Russia

Where It All Began: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Celebrities, sports stars, politicians and even the average Joe have all chimed in on the new internet trend to promote awareness for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by dumping ice water on one’s head or donating to the ALS Association, fondly called the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Whether people are doing this for publicity or to […]

By |August 21st, 2014|Events|Comments Off on Where It All Began: The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Australia’s Top Selling Small SUV Recalled – Again

The Hyundai ix35 built from January 2011 to December 2013 has been recalled by the manufacturer due to airbag safety issues. 32,525 ix35’s have been equipped with an incorrectly tightened bolt that can cause misalignments in the airbag module, affecting its deployment and functionality of the horn. As of this time no incidents have been […]

By |May 26th, 2014|Events, Technology|Comments Off on Australia’s Top Selling Small SUV Recalled – Again

Google Topples Apple as World’s Top Brand

Search engine and technology titan Google has toppled rival Apple as best in the world in terms of brand value. Google’s value surged by 40% in just a year to $US158.84 billion, while Apple’s brand value has plummeted by 20% to $US147.88 billion, according to the latest 100 Top BrandZ report from Millward Brown.

Recent innovations […]

By |May 21st, 2014|Events, Technology|Comments Off on Google Topples Apple as World’s Top Brand

Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty, Slapped with $2.81 Billion Fine

Credit Suisse has entered a guilty plea to tax evasion, the first time for a major bank in 20 years for assisting clients evade United States taxes. The $2.81 billion fine is the largest penalty slapped in any tax case in history.

The United States Deputy Attorney General has investigated Credit Suisse’s use of illegal offshore […]

By |May 20th, 2014|Events, Finance|Comments Off on Credit Suisse Pleads Guilty, Slapped with $2.81 Billion Fine

Remembering Paul Ramsay

Paul Ramsay was known as the founder of Ramsay Health Care as well as the first private psychiatric hospital in Sydney. Today, his company employs over 30,000 people and admits around 1.4 million patients across five countries: Australia, England, France, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Mr. Ramsay is also known for his philanthropy, serving as chairman for Ramsay […]

By |May 2nd, 2014|Events|Comments Off on Remembering Paul Ramsay

Remembering The Honorable Men and Women of Australia and New Zealand

Anzac Day is a national day of commemorating those who served and died in all wars and conflicts involving the nation. This event is held every 25th of April and serves as a national day of remembrance to honor the members of Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who valiantly fought at Gallipoli during […]

By |April 25th, 2014|Events|Comments Off on Remembering The Honorable Men and Women of Australia and New Zealand

Uber Under Fire For Their Low Cost Taxi Service

Uber is an American transportation company that uses a mobile app to connect passengers with drivers using their for hire or ridesharing services. Initially, Uber offered luxury cars for their services and eventually started offering a wide variety of vehicles to use their services. A worldwide service, Uber was introduced to the Sydney market and […]

By |April 24th, 2014|Events, Technology|Comments Off on Uber Under Fire For Their Low Cost Taxi Service